Pro cricket to resume with T10 in the Caribbean: report
S T. JOHN'S (Antigua and Barbuda): International cricketers could return to the field for the first time since March at the opening T10 Vincy Premier League (VPL) in the Caribbean next week, according to a report on Friday.
The VPL will begin next Friday in San Vicente and will be the first professional tournament to be played under new temporary laws, including a ban on the use of saliva on the ball due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The event is open to fans, according to the report on the Cricinfo website, as the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines government has imposed no restrictions.
There will be 30 games in total, all broadcast live, with the participation of six franchise teams.
West Indies Internationals Kesrick Williams , Sunil Ambris and Obed McCoy are scheduled to play.
The opening game will be the first recognized game since the Karachi Kings faced the Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League on March 15.
We have formally written to Cricket West Indies (CWI) And I hope to get a positive response from them soon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Association President Kishore Shallow told Cricinfo.
No player would be allowed to use saliva on the ball.
Shallow said the tournament was organized after a rapprochement from India-based sports tech company Dream 11.